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show opens in paris without his controversial former designer. a nasa rocket mission has failed twice. it took off from california and crashed back to earth. >> >> a perfect start for nasa's latest mission. >> how changes on earth's climate may affect our lives. >> but there is a problem. >> the flight was going well until the time of separation. >> the nose cone fails to separate and iraq it falls back to earth. the flight staff don't know why the mission failed. >> tonight we are all pretty devastated but we will recover. the team will bounce back because they are all professionals. orbital science will bounce back. >> lift off. >> two years earlier the same thing happened. minutes into its launch its nose cone did not separate either. it crashed back to earth. at the time nasa said it would find out what went wrong before it flew any more missions. losing two observation satellites has been expensive and embarrassing. the space agency will launch another investigation. this times it hopes it will get it right. >> queen elizabeth -- it will be the first trip by a british monarch sin
public funds while he was the mayor of paris. and pro-democracy activists in egypt target the institutions synonymous with repression under hosni mubarak. hello, and welcome. it is midday in london, 6:00 p.m. in delhi and washington they are waking up to news that forces loyal to colonel gaddafi pounded on opposition fighters to halt the advance toward tripoli. opposition forces have been driven out of the town of bin jawad. gaddafi has begun using heavy air and artillery. our world affairs expert and cameraman duncan stone went to bin jawad. here is their report. >> at dawn, it was immediately clear that the rebels' enthusiasm and fighting spirit was fading. it carried about 150 miles west along the coast, beating colonel gaddafi's truth back along the way. but now the supply lines are stretched and colonel gaddafi's troops are beginning to fight on more friendly territory. yesterday we went with the rebels to the next town, which they attacked fiercely, but the defenders had better weapons. and this morning when they went up to bin jawad, we found the rebels had faded aw
joined an international coalition of our european and arab partners in paris to discuss how we will enforce u.n. security council resolution 1973. our consensus was strong and our resolve is clear. the people of libya must be protected and in the absence of an immediate end to the violence against civilians, our coalition is prepared to act and act with urgency. and i'm briefing president rousseff on the steps we're taking. finally i'm especially pleased that the united states and brazil are joining together to advance development and democratic governance beyond our hemisphere. brazil is helping lead the global initiative that i announced at the united nations last year to promote open government and new technologies that empower citizens around the world. today we're launching new efforts to help other countries combat corruption and prevent child labor. and we're expanding our efforts to promote food security and agricultural development in africa. i believe this is just the beginning of what our two countries can do together in the world. that's why the united states will c
leaders meeting in paris, where they are trying to work through the difficult task of coordinating efforts to enforce a no-fly zone over libya. and also, to try and put, if you like, flesh on the bones of u.n. resolution 1973, which authorized the use of force in the protection of civilian people in libya. joining me to talk about the political and military difficulties, the associate fellow at the uk's royal united services institute. the rusi. good morning to you. we have much ground to cover. let us begin. with the developments in the last few moments. you have just been listening, arwa damon says that the attack appears, the gadhafi attack, appears to have now begun against benghazi. >> the cease-fire was a very canny move by gadhafi because it put the ball straight back in the court of the international community. and in paris, there were divisions between say, france and britain and the gulf states who may have been more cautious. now he has given them the perfect pretext to degrade this forces. >> but did anybody believe the cease-fire? bearing in mind, no matter what the deputy for
. secretary of state clinton speaking about the role today and an emergency international summit in paris. >> colonel gaddafi continues to defy the world. his attacks on civilians go on. today we have been monitoring the troubling reports of fighting around and within benghazi itself. as president obama said, we have every reason to fear left uncheck gaddafi will commit unspeakable atrocities. >> kelly: secretary of state hillary clinton. molly henneberg is joining us live from washington the. and holly, how does secretary clinton describe. >> she didn't give military details, she is the top diplomate. and further delay on libya will put the civilians at risk and the u.s. will support national military efforts to prevent gaddafi from attacking his own people. >> america has unique capabilities and we will bring them to bear to help our european and canadian allies and arab partners without further violence against civilians. including through the effective implementation of a no-fly zone. as president obama says, the united states will not deploy ground troops. but there should be no mist
. this is bbc news. christian dior's a fashion show opens in paris without its controversial designer. and nasa rocket mission had ended in failure twice. it did take off from california, but it did not make it into space. it crashed back to earth. >> ignition of the taurus rockets. >> a perfect start for nasa's latest mission. >> and of climates may affect our lives. >> does minutes into the lodge, there is a problem. >> the flight was going well until the time of separation. >> it fails to separate and the taurus rockets falls back to earth, crashing into the pacific ocean. the flight staff does not know why the 250 million pound mission failed. >> we are all pretty devastated. we will recover. the team will bounce back. they are all profs. -- they are all professionals. >> liftoff. >> two years who earlier, the same thing happened. minutes into its launch, its multimillion pound payload crash back to earth. at the time, nasa said it would fine fellow would rob before it flew any more missions. losing to earth observation satellites in the same way has been extensive and embarrassing -- expen
gadhafi. >> all right, jill dougherty, thanks so much, joining us from paris traveling there with the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton. we're going to talk a little bit more about this, we're also going to hear from a middle east analyst from the london school of economics joining us after a short break. >> yeah, he has a lot of good things to say. we've spoken to him before, so stay with us. we'll be like back. so uh this is my friend frank and his, uh, retirement plan. one golden crown. come on frank how long have we known each other? go to e-trade. they got killer tools man. they'll help you nail a retirement plan that's fierce. two golden crowns. you realize the odds of winning are the same as being mauled by a polar bear and a regular bear in the same day? frank! oh wow, you didn't win? i wanna show you something... it's my shocked face. [ gasps ] ♪ [ male announcer ] get a retirement plan that works at e-trade. even though i'm a great driver, and he's... not so much. well, for a driver like you, i would recommend our new snapshot discount. this little baby keeps track of
countries that participated in the summit in paris. when asked what type of role exactly these countries will play in implementing the no-fly zone, it wasn't clear. she said that is for those countries to announce. it is very clear that the u.s., france and other western powers don't want to create the perception globally that this is strictly a western action general the arab nation. arab partners are involved. is that role a symbolic role or a more active role where you have jet fighters deployed? of course, it was the arab nations one week ago today that voted to support a no-fly zone over libya. the arab league calling for the u.n. security council to push ahead of the no-fly zone. today here in cairo, we caught up with the leader who voted in the nationwide referendum. the arab league supports the no-fly zone, but he emphasized this is not to be a military action or invasion. no one is talking about invading libya. certainly when you look at countries like france and listen to statements by french president nicolas sarkozy, the rhetoric is different. he suggests atta
already taken action against libya. he was heading up a meeting in paris. very good morning to you. welcome back to msnbc saturday. it's 11:00 in the east, 8 in the west. we are on the phone covering the summit. we were just listening to the leaders speaking and that confirmation that we have now air strikes that have happened. >> called the summit meeting of heads of state. we have prescribes and presidents from around the union. african heads of state as well as foreign ministers hastily called in the last 48 hours. has tightened and now the man who called the meeting, president -- prescribe -- president sarkozy says they are going to. stopping attacks in gazi. these attacks, this enforcement of the no fly zone was to begin at the conclusion of this summit. sarkozy's comments came at the conclusion of what really was a summit meeting. very mo men tus decision on the table. who is going to participate and how. obviously, the you are swrency around this i am located just a stone's throw from the palace where the president has spoken. >> let's go straight to. >> they did have planes
of a super model in a fashion show. >> while this is her in private on the streets of paris. born in what was then czechoslovakia, today she is one of the highest paid models in the world. during the paris shows, her agency is in a commotion of activity. but in the midst of all, carol linnik is an island of column. -- carol lena is an island of calm. now 26, shuster of which was just 16. >> for four years straight i had no time to see friends and have fun. i really worked. >> but the hard work was worth it. her career went ballistic. she became the model of choice for labels like vehrs taji and york. -- versace and oior. >> i love carolina. she is a great woman. >> the top model progressed into stardom. but she remains a woman with your feet firmly on the ground. >> the more you are around beautiful things and people say oh, my god, you're the best, it is very easy to forget and lose touch of real things. i think is very important. i love talking to people on the street, people i do not know that come up to me and to maybe do not know who i am and i can talk to them and they feel so happ
from europe, the u.s. and arab countries are to meet on saturday in paris to discuss the un resolution. in washington president obama warned gaddafi to implement a cease-fire. he outlined what the international community expects from the leader. >> gaddafi must stop his troops from advancing, pull them back from various areas and establish water, electricity and gas to all areas. humanitarian assistance must be allowed to reach the people of libya. these terms are not negotiable. these terms are not subject to negotiations. if gaddafi does not comply, the international community will impose consequences. >> our correspondent in washington has been following events in the joins us now. president obama warned of the consequences for libya. what is the u.s. planning to do? >> they are committed. they are demanding a no-fly zone. they were in favor of the resolution passed. they have five major warships in the area. they are very much capable of starting airstrikes on short notice. the question is when will they start? there is a small discussion if it is legal to do these air strikes afte
, but with paris fashion week here, they should be focused on his new collection. instead, it is what he did in a paris bar that is taking the industry's breath away. he is now connected with three episodes of anti-semitic abuse. dior said they have had enough. the chief designer will be fired. there was the abuse allegedly of a female customer. he denied using anti-semitic language. there was an incident in october, and there is another incident in december. altogether, it paints a disturbing picture. it is the talk at paris fashion week. many are in it of support of the designer. -- are in support of the designer. >> is sad. that is the only thing i can say. it is sad for me. >> but christian dior has a brand to think of. tonight, the oscar-winning actress natalie portman who promotes perfume for the fashion label said she wanted nothing more to do with him. mr. galliano's lawyer says he still says he is not guilty. the allegations he faces could cost him far more than his position with christian dior. cristian fraser, bbc news, paris. >> we have to leave it there. thanks for watching. >>
french aircraft in the air flying over libya. we want to check in with our correspondent in paris. jim bittermann. give us the strategy. >> reporter: this is part of the coalition that came together four hours ago. in fact, they are out over the skies. the first part of the mission was to survey the area and try to find out which targets were out there. now, apparently, they have at least struck one military vehicle. a target that was not described any further than that. a military vehicle. there may have been another attack which some of my colleagues are reporting we have not been able to verify. the french's military spokesperson told us this afternoon that it is up to the pilots. as they see targets of opportunity or tanks or other vehicles moving in and threatening benghazi in any way, it is up to them to take out those vehicles. in one case they have. fredricka. >> how concerned is the french government about civilian casualties as a result of whether it could be firing at military vehicles? sometimes it happens and civilians, too often, end up becoming part of the casualty. >> r
every piece of down time having to find out what's going on in paris, with secretary of state clinton, meeting with nato allies there, as we speak, to try to figure out how is this military coalition going to work, that goes and deals with libya and gadhafi. >> okay. chuck todd. flaw-free i might add. good live shot. thank you so much. see you again. >> reporter: you got it. >>> a judge's ruling sends a message to wisconsin governor scott walker. not so fast. ye see about that state's anti-union laws put on hold. >>> ahead, a late winter storm pack as powerful punch with deadly consequences. >>> and japan preventing a nuclear catastrophe. could burying the raesheactors mud work? this is not a lipstick. [ male announcer ] it's outlast lipstain from covergirl. [ drew ] light as air lipwear that does what a lipstick can't. with one sold every 15 seconds, it's the #1 selling lipstain in the u.s. [ male announcer ] outlast lipstain. from easy, breezy, beautiful covergirl. [ technician ] are you busy? management just sent over these new technical manuals. they need you to translate them int
.n. resolution gathered in paris today to map out the road ahead. french warplanes are circling over libya, enforcing that yuu. sanctioned no-fly zone. >> and they have flexed military muscle firing on a libyan military vehicle. our senior international correspondent, nic robertson, is joining us right now from tripoli. nic, there were some reports that there were loud booming noises. now perhaps we know in large part why. perhaps as a result of those u.s. tomahawk missile strikes? >> reporter: yeah. it's not possible for us to confirm it at the moment in tripoli. there certainly would be a number of targets here. the former u.s. air base east of the city here houses not only some of the private jets owned by the gadhafi family but also fighter aircraft and other military aircraft. it's the main military aircraft that is on the eastern outskirts of tripoli, but it's not clear at the moment what may have been the target of those tomahawk missiles. right now we're at the compound of moammar gadhafi, his palace compound. many people here, a thousand or so, chanting slogans, expecting him to c
of the pictures we see. the other picture, we saw the class photo being taken in paris. it will be secretary of state clinton in that picture with the other world leaders talking about libya. so right there just from the images, you're setting the stage for, you know, the united states' ability to, you know, walk and chew gum at the same time, tdo two things, both focusing on important domestic issues like job creation and foreign affairs like what's happening in the middle east. >> pat, will there be questions about costs? he says the costs will not be that great in some scenarios. there are those who say we don't have the doosh cash to do this. >> we're borrowing right now, but if you're talking about doing the libya thing, the united states of america if you -- the problem is getting into this whole thing and how -- i know how we get in and how you start attacking even tank. as jack jacobs and dan have said, once you start doing that, you're talking about american air power because only we have the capability to do all this stuff and to do it quick. but the question is, are we then going
. there are good and bad days. if you have a bad day and we get to go to the paris auto show, it's a dream come true. >> it was a job you applied for, or how did you get into the car business? >> i went to ucla business school. i got an offer from ford to be a financial planner in the rear differential vf series or from toyota to be the product planner for lexus, the first ever one. lexus didn't exist at the time. i was like, a whole car or a rear differential? i'll take the whole car. i was pretty shortsighted, but that's how my first job in the car business started. >> always in marketing? advertising and marketing? >> yeah, i started in product planning. that was my true love. coming up with concepts for new vehicles -- that was a perfect fit for me. >> recent thri there was a video for a ford fiesta rally car. you spent money on that vehicle. i count at least four cameras being used. >> absolutely. >> you put a lot into it, and it's a pretty long video too. >> ken block has been an important partner for us. he was connected with subaru for a long type. he actually came to us. i was excited
of paris. chirac denies any wrongdoing. >> he refused to comment on the trial on monday. the trial has done little to dent the popularity of chirac. many french people still and meyer his folksy style, which contrasts sharply with president sarkozy. but critics insist the misappropriation of public funds is not a petty offense. attorneys for a taxpayers' association contend the investigation was [unintelligible] >> is france a country that honors the rule of law onot? this is an opportunity for the judicial system to be in power. with respect to what is happening in the world, french justice can no longer play second fiddle to the executive office. >> the allegations concern chirac's time as mayor of paris. he is accused of putting almost 500 workers on the city payroll in the 1990's. many never spent a day on the office -- at the office to receive salaries, and some were members of his pay -- his election team. he struck a deal with the city of paris to repay 2.2 million euros. the city dropped charges against him and subsequently. he is expected to make his first court appearance on tuesd
that made the tabloids want to publish headlines that made many of us want to read. she was paris hilton before there was a paris hilton. she was briefly married to the man that would become paris hilton's great uncle. a legend and certainly worthy of the world. the family saying there will be a private funeral service that will happen later this week. >>> tonight students and staff in rochester, new york, are marshalling forces trying to find a missing classmate from frederick, maryland. 21-year-old george delaney disappeared more than a week ago from his school, the rochester institute of technology. the students are organizing their own searches for george on campus using facebook and twitter and the others hoping to stir up some new leads. they were some of the most vulnerable victims the world war ii. children separated from their families during the holocaust. as peggy fox reports, now the u.s. holocaust museum is launching an all-out effort to learn the final fates of those children who would now be senior citizens. >> here we have an opportunity for the public to help us give the
, we talked to him by telephone from paris about how these events unfolded. and from libya this evening, first jon lee anderson of the "new yorker" magazine from benghazi, and then from tripoli, david kirkpatrick of the "new york times." we close this evening with kurz, the man who thinks deeply about artificial intelligence and lock jest, and the director barry ptolemy who has a new film about kurzweil called "transcendent man." the anticipation of the events in libya, the life and times of ray kurzweil, and later in the program, photograph from japan. all of that next. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: every story needs a hero we can all root for. who beats the odds and comes out on top. but this isn't just a hollywood storyline. it's happening every day, all across america. every time a storefront opens. or the midnight oil is burned. or when someone chases a dream, not just a dollar. they are small business owners. so if you wanna root for a real hero, support small business. shop small. additional funding provided by these funders: captioning sponsored by rose
in washington with details of today's extraordinary meeting of world leaders in paris and other aspects of the story. take it away. >> secretary clinton stated several times today that this is an international military and diplomatic effort and that those at the table today in paris believe it is time to "take action." and you are about to hear her talk about the u.s. role in libya and it sounds similar to what you just heard from the president. here is the secretary of state. >> america has unique capabilities and we will bring them to bear to help our european and canadian allies and air partners stop further violence against civilians, including through the effective implementation of a no fly zone. the u.s. will not deploy ground troops but there should be no mistaking our commitment to this effort. >> secondary clinton arrived at the emergency summit of 22 european, north american and arab leaders and diplomats in paris. the french president hosted the meeting in paris and he and other leaders say qaddafi had left the international community no other choice but to intervene in orde
with urge see. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is meeting with nato allies in paris. she says the u.s. will not waver in its efforts to assist libyan civilians and enforce the security council resolution as gadhafi forces continue to defy calls for a cease-fire. >> the realty on the ground tells a very different story. colonel gadhafi continues to defy the world. his attacks on civilians go on. we will support an international coalition as it takes all necessary measures. >> the latest from benghazi shows tanks approaching the city have stopped as thick black smoke rises from the rebel stronghold this. i'm richard lui live in new york. reports this hour, french defense officials saying french fighter jets have fired on libyan military vehicles, that's what we understand now. we're just getting that in. meanwhile, secretary of state clinton saying that military action to enforce a security council resolution on libya has just begun. an intense aerial operation will soon start in libya. jim maceda is live in the stronghold of tripoli. jim? >> reporter: hi there, richard. yes, you just
down right now. we have breaking news from here, where the eiffel tower has been evacuated in paris because the suspicious piachblg. it was found beneath the tower. 4,000 tourists were visiting. a caller said the monument would be blown up 10:00 a.m. our time and that, of course, has not happened. the eiffel tower in paris is evacuated right now. >> cheryl: in the meantime new testimony in the barry bonds federal perjury trial from a former childhood friend. steve hoskins testified for the prosecution that bonds lied to a grand jury saying that he did not use performance enhancing drugs. >> reporter: they are unveiling their case, steve hopkins on the stand and he is testifying that he took care of hundreds of thousands of cash for barry bonds paying it out $2,000 to $5,000 per time to two of mississippi treasuries as well as the trainer greg anderson. take a look of steve hopkins. very soft spoken guy. they reconnected in '92 and then in 399 as he was working as a personal assistant, bonds, he testified, asked him to check out the health consequences of steroid windstall. he went t
circulates on the internet showing him in a paris cafe making anti-semitic comments. he denies the allegations. >> he is a stranger to the limelight. instead, it is the alleged, said he spoke that is taking the industries breath away. he is being investigated over three separate incidents is. his employers says they have seen enough. their chief designer will be fired. on thursday evening, and he was arrested under suspected of verbal abuse of a female customer. a second woman has come forward to report a similar incident in october. there is also a mobile phone and footage of an incident in december. they paid a disturbing picture. the investigation is the talk of paris fashion week. >> i think it would be hard to find to replace him. >> it is sad. that is the only thing i can say. >> he has a grant to think of. we condemn what was said. natalie portman said she wanted nothing more to do with them. his lawyer says his client still denies being racist or anti- semitic. this is all about the designer that will not be there. the allegations could cost him far more than his positi
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french president, jacques chirac, goes on trials he misused public funds while mayor of paris. welcome to "bbc world news." i'm geeta guru-murthy. also in this program -- the u.s. defense secretary, robert gates, makes an unscheduled vs@t to afghanistan amid renewed tension of civilian casualties. and daily life with india's maoist rebels, rare access to the group described as the country's biggest security threat. >> it's been confirmed the central libyan town of bin jawad has been retain by troops loyal to colonel qaddafi after heavy fighting between rebels and pro-government forces. the rebels are facing increasingly serious resistance as they move westward from their stronghold. opposition fighters who've been attacking bin jawad pulled back on sunday. we nowç hear reports residents have been fleeing. >> the ebb and flow of these battles in eastern libya suggest a country that's edging closer to civil war. the rebels have pushed westward over the past week, but are likely armed and are meeting stiffer resistance now from pro-qaddafi government forces. >> we got thrown by bombs an
to the diplomatic table. our correspondent jill dougherty is in paris where she's been traveling with secretary of state hillary clinton. hello to you once again. what will the u.s. role be as it appears this no-fly zone and some actual u.n. intervention is taking place? >> reporter: right. well, it's easier to say in a sense what it won't be. and that is at this point, we understand that the uk, france and canada will be carrying out these first air strikes. and that you can already see that french planes are in the air. the u.s. provides critical support knocking out communications, coordinating, refueling, all sorts of very important thing to ensure that this mission is carried out successfully. i can tell you, t.j., that this has been a very dramatic situation. in the room as the elysees palace in paris, this summit that president sarkozy called, all of the representatives from europe, the united states, arab countries gathering together and in realtime minute to minute monitoring that situation in libya. getting reports from their military people and realizing that colonel gadhafi, as pres
." in paris, a last-minute meeting focuses on how to protect libya's citizens against gadhafi. french fighter jets take to the air. after a round of surveillance, the attack begins. gadhafi forces positioned in eastern libya and around tripoli. in brazil president obama tries to explain the u.s. position. >> the use of force is not our first choice, and not a choice i make lightly. we cannot stand idolly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy. >> more than 100 tomahawk missiles are fired. sunday morning, gadhafi, presumably in hiding, sends an audio only message on libyan state television, calling on the people of islamic nations to stand with libya, and promising the international coalition he's ready for a fight. >> we are in a war that has no limits. >> libyan officials say no one was hurt, but brought western journalists to survey the damage. gadhafi was not a target, a military command and control center stationed there was. >> at this point i can guarantee he's not on a targeting list. >> sunday strikes continue with tomahawk missiles and jets. significantly damaging g
can be a theme that i have in mind, or it can be a woman in mind, or it can be just if i'm in paris, or in one of my favorite hangout in new york that i start sketching. it can be... it can be just a silhouette or what i do, but a lot of time, it's my traveling. it's an inspiration trip, what i would call the "inspiration trip." and you know, i love to travel all over the world to get inspiration. so that usually start out with a collection. >> so give me an example of that. you went where and you were inspired? > like, over the years, i've been to like, africa. on the safari, we did an african collection on my trip to the safari, to africa. and then of course, paris have inspired numerous collection, and i've got so many beauties in paris that has inspired so many of the collection. >> so in africa, when you went to africa, would i have seen zang toi women gowns with lots of pockets and... >> yeah, big pockets, safari pockets, and also, not only the pockets. there are also a bit of african-inspired jewelry. that happened to one of my... there's two of my favorite collections. one w
son ftse 0.7, the dax up 1.05, the paris cac also up and the zurich smi are also up. the euro and the point ready gaining against the u.s. dollar.the dolldollar. the dollar falling against the japanese yen. >> the waenger yen helped give japanese stocks a boost. the nikkei in tokyo is up. most of the major markets have finished the session higher. in shanghai, the market rose after new manufacturing data showed there may not be a need for any immediate tightening measures. two straight surveys showed china's manufacturing growth slowed in february but still remained at a healthy level. beijing's official purchasing managers index slipped slightly to 52.2 last month. that's down from 52.9 in january. >>> and hsbc's february pmi reading fell to a seven-month low of 51.7, down from 54.5 in january. any figure above 50 signals growth. >>> well, shares of hspc fell more than 5% in hong kong trade as asia got its first chance to react to the company's full-year earnings. the company's results were released after the close on monday. its profit more than doubled from the previous yea
for they are talents, fashion and flamboyance on the paris catwalk. a developing story, though, on libya first this morning. we're getting reports of air strikes on the rebel town of al brega in the eastern country. and we're hearing that anti-government forces in nearby dubai are also under attack. at the same time, the libyan government is criticizing the international force to investigate moammar gadhafi for possible crimes against the libyan people. the icc's announcement issued in just a couple hours. u.n. security council referred libya to the icc to try to deter the libyan leader from military attacks on his opponents. governments are considering other ways to help those suffering in libya. hillary clinton says the u.s. military might have a role to play, such as getting supplies to where they're needed. the u.s. secretary of state acknowledged direct intervention would face major opposition. the arab league says it's against any foreign interference. >>> now, some people taking part in the uprising against colonel gadhafi say they want western forces to give support, to prevent more at
been shelling the suburbs there. >>> meanwhile, in paris, international leaders are just arriving for a crisis summit to discuss implementing a no-fly zone there in libya. you see shots, there's president sarkozy of france. and nbc news chief correspondent in cairo for us. take our eyes to france now, richard. what could come out of this meeting, and do you think we could see military action today? >> reporter: i think you could see some military action today and what gadhafi is apparently doing right now is trying to preempt any kind of air strikes by the u.s. or the international community by putting facts on the ground automatically. by sending his forces into benghazi engaging in street fighting, trying to take parts of the rebel-held city. also continuing the assault on mzradi. once qaddafi people are inside the centers, any air strikes, no-fly zones, would be difficult for aircraft to determine which troops to bomb, which areas to attack. so gadhafi is apparently expecting a military response. these talking about a truce that is clearly not taking place on the ground, and is
clinton is meeting with her counterparts from other g-8 nations in paris today to talk specifically about the no-fly option. >>> and then take a look at this with me. this is what they're calling operation desert shield, what the new mission in the persian gulf mission in bahrain is being called. troops from various gulf countries including saudi arabia, arrived to help beef up security. protests in bahrain have been going on for about a month now with hardliners trying to get rid of the royal family. >>> also, just yesterday demonstrators say seven people were killed, human rights activists say more than 1,000 people homt ispitalized. but because this is youtube video, cnn has no way to verify it. >>> this news from nasa, a worker fell to his death this morning while getting the space shuttle "endeavour" ready for its final flight. the man worked for the main contractor used by nass sa. the incident being investigated. >>> and to this. 15 people dead after a bus crash in the bronx. police say it happened early saturday after the tour bus driver lost control of the vehicle, hit two sign p
joined an international coalition of european and arab partners in paris to discuss how we will enforce u.n. security council resolution 1973. our consensus was strong and our resolve is clear. the people of libya must be protected. and in the absence of an immediate ends to the violence against civilians our coalition is prepared to act and act with urgency. and i am briefing the president on the steps that we are taking. >> ed henry, our senior white house correspondent is in brazilia and traveling with president obama right now. ed is joining us live. i know the president, the secretary of defense and secretary of state were all initially very reluctant to get involved militarily. but now after a month of brutality and fighting, they are directly involved. and i think it's fair to say even though the president is down-playing the u.s. role for all practical purposes at least right now this becomes obama's war. >> reporter: in part, wolf. what's interesting symbolically is the president came out and revealed to the world he was authorizing u.s. force as part of the military action on th
. secretary of state hillary clinton is joining other leader in paris right now. the meetings come in the wake of the resolution calling for a cease-fire and no-fly zone over libya. member nations have to decide exactly how they're going to enforce ut. it would stop everything except aid flights and no-fly patrol from being in the sky over libya. another map to give you a look. it shows the latest information we have on who controls the major cities there in libya, benghazi -- i apologize not having the other map for you. benghazi is the second largest city in the country. the government forces are pressing the issue with tanks and artillery. the picture we can show you this morning out of libya that we are seeing, that image there showing that fighter plane go down. this is in benghazi where the fighting continues. this is actually an opposition plane, not from the libyan air force. benghazi, the center of the fight, as i have said this morning, government forces putting on the pressure, trying to force opposition forces from that city. that city has become the heart of the anti-government mo
. secretary of state clinon joined the european and arab partner in paris to discuss how we will enforce the council 1973. our consensus is strong and our resolve is clear. people of libya must be protect in the absence of the immediate end of the violence against civilians, our coais prepared to act and i am briefing the president here on the steps we are taking. finallyy i am especially pleased that the united states and brazil are joining together to announce development and democratic governments beyond our hemisphere. i announced open government and new technologies that empower citizens aroundd the world. today bee are launching new effort to help other countries battle corruption and prevent child labor and exappending food security and agricultural development in africa. i believe that this is just the beginning of what our two countries can do together in the world. that's why the united states will continue our efforts to make sure that the new reality of the 21st century are reflected in institutional -- international institutions including the united nations where brazil aspi
increasingly competitive. there are between 15 and 18 new movies released every week in paris alone each week so it is becoming very difficult to survive. >>kazandjian: them to make people realize that there is a market. i think it's a very good example of a low budgetturned into some sort of positive point. >>reporter: if paris is a great backdrop for films - it's also home to some of the world's most well-known fashion designers. but beneath the surface are thousands of young designers hoping for their first break. like this pair working out of a dingy windowless cellar. e banks didn't want to loan money to unknown designers like us. so the internet investors are reallyour first financial backers. >>reporter: a website promotes 4 new designers each month. when 40 internet users agree to buy an item the designers swing into action and make them orders; that way we don't have to worry about unsold stock; each fashion item is sold. >>reporter: investors get a discount on the goods, paying only 40 for a shirt, get invited to the fashion show and should the goods become a money spinner get a ret
you, madame. i am such a fan of your work. it's very nice that you're here. >> you were in paris, no? where do you go when you go to paris? craig: i used to go to an area that was very expensive and busy. >> so you go to -- craig: yes, of course. i've seen you around there a little bit. with my telescope. [laughter] i actually, i just remembered i actually held a door open for you at the cannes film festival at a restaurant. but you probably don't remember. >> no. craig: but you said thank you at the time. >> i am very polite. craig: well, there you go. who would have thought? [laughter] catherine deneuve, everybody! ♪ female: when the temperatures a tease i'm like "weatherman, please" chorus: a layah playah, hot or cold brings different flavahs. i'm a layah playah... ah layah playah. female: i'm a layah playah. my way or the highwayah. i can drop my cardi. that's the way i start the party. chorus: i'm a layah playah, hot or cold brings different flavahs. i'm a layah playah... ah layah playah. ♪ vj/vo(old): spring shirts, cardis and crops from just $15 bucks. girls from $12. now
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